Vitosha

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Vitosha

 

a dome-shaped mountain massif in Bulgaria to which the suburbs of the city of Sofia extend. It has an elevation of 2,290 m (Mount Cherni-Vrakh). The Struma River originates in the Vitosha Mountains. With predominantly steep slopes, the massif is composed of crystalline rocks. Building stone (Vitosha syenite) is quarried here. There are broad-leaved deciduous, mixed, and coniferous forests as well as mountain meadows. Mineral springs are found in the foothills. The Vitosha is a national park and preserve with tourist facilities, rest homes, and a funicular.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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